As you might already familiar with the news that Kobe Bryant, the legendary Lakers star, has passed away at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter, Giana Bryant.

While the whole community is sharing emotional messages about Kobe, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong posted a touching photo about Kobe and paid his respect to Black Mamba.

Billie Joe didn’t write anything at all in the caption. Instead, he just chose to write Kobe’s name as a hashtag.

Here is what he wrote:


A user named yetiyoungblood made the most-liked comment:

“It’s still so surreal. Can’t wrap my head around this devastating tragedy 😢”

Another user, adam_ah_ wrote this:

“RIP to not just Kobe but everyone on there with him.”

Check out the photo of Billie Joe right below.

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